More stories about Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA

  • Lee Tate

    Lee Tate may have retired from his job as an environmental engineer for the state of Georgia, but he’s not relaxing in a rocking chair or hitting the golf course just yet

  • Carl Nylander

    Since his days as an age group swimmer in Atlanta, aquatics has become more than a sport for Carl Nylander

  • VGB, RWIs Among Top Concerns at Aquatic Health Conferences

    Aquatic health professionals gathered last fall in Atlanta for the third annual National Swimming Pool Environmental Health Leaders Meeting and sixth annual World Aquatic Health Conference, hosted by the National Swimming Pool Foundation

  • CDC Reports on Chemical Injuries

    In a recent Morbidity and Mortality report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has found preventable injuries resulting from swimming pool chemicals cause as many as 5,200 emergency room visits every year.

  • Bethesda Park Aquatic Center

    Bethesda Park Aquatic Center is an award-winning part of a 2002 countywide master plan intended to broaden recreational opportunities in the Lawrenceville, Ga., community.

  • CPSC Reports Drownings on Upswing

    When a 5-year-old boy died at Sun Valley Beach waterpark in August, it was the Powder Springs, Ga., park’s second drowning this year.

  • No.13 Six Flags White Water

    Since it debuted in 1984, Six Flags White Water has been a big part of the Atlanta metro area.

  • Crypto Proof?

    Cryptosporidium, or crypto as it is often called, has become the leading cause of recreational water illnesses in the United States, according to surveillance reports published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

  • CDC Outbreak Reporting Set to Go Online

    Hoping to give aquatics operators faster data about recreational water illness outbreaks and curb the spread of those outbreaks the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta will launch an electronic RWI reporting system this spring.


    With a population just under 16,000, Clayton may be a relatively small town, but that hasn’t stopped this St. Louis suburb from becoming an aquatics powerhouse.